1949 Australian Championships

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1949 Australian Championships
Date 22 January – 31 January
Edition 37th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Adelaide, Australia
Venue Memorial Drive
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Frank Sedgman
Women's Singles
United States Doris Hart
Men's Doubles
Australia John Bromwich / Australia Adrian Quist
Women's Doubles
Australia Thelma Coyne Long / Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton
Mixed Doubles
United States Doris Hart / Australia Frank Sedgman
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The 1949 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Memorial Drive, Adelaide, Australia from 22 January to 31 January. It was the 37th edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 9th held in Adelaide, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The singles titles were won by Australian Frank Sedgman and American Doris Hart.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Frank Sedgman defeated Australia John Bromwich 6–3, 6–2, 6–2


Women's Singles[edit]

United States Doris Hart defeated Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton 6–3, 6–4


Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia John Bromwich / Australia Adrian Quist defeated Australia Geoff Brown / Australia Bill Sidwell 1–6, 7–5, 6–2, 6–3 [1]


Women's Doubles[edit]

Australia Thelma Coyne Long / Australia Nancye Wynne Bolton defeated United States Doris Hart / Australia Marie Toomey 6–0, 6–1 [2]


Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States Doris Hart / Australia Frank Sedgman defeated Australia Joyce Fitch / Australia John Bromwich 6–1, 5–7, 12–10 [3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "1949 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  2. ^ "1949 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  3. ^ "1949 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1948 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1949 French Championships